First time since anti-CAA protests, PM to address rally in Assam on Feb 7



Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in Bodo-dominated Kokrajhar town of Assam on February 7.


This will be the prime minister’s first visit to the Northeast since it witnessed several anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests in which three people were killed.



Prime Minister Modi will visit Assam on February 7 and address a rally in Kokrajhar, a government official said.


The visit comes a week after the central government signed a peace pact with several Bodo militant groups and a student body.


The signing of the Bodo agreement led to surrender of over 1,500 militants of the major insurgent group Democratic Front of Boroland.


A summit meeting between Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, scheduled to be held in Guwahati in December, was also cancelled due to the anti-CAA protests.


Modi was also invited for the inauguration of the recently-concluded ‘Khelo India’ games in Guwahati but he did not attend it.


Updated: February 3, 2020 — 3:38 pm

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